Live Reviews

Skullcandy and Vans: Vote For Bands Forget Your Friends, The Knitts or Kid Bloom to Play Warped Tour

The Vote is On; Lewis Del Mar Headlines By DONNA BALANCIA The first of three Skullcandy Stayloud Showdown concerts will took place at Berrics in Los Angeles, drawing fans of a diverse range of music. […]

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Festival Season Kicks Off in The USA as Los Angeles Event ‘Broke L.A.’ Proves It’s Rich in Talent

By DONNA BALANCIA Broke L.A. is rich in talent for 2017. The festival that started out as a cheap alternative to Coachella has grown in many ways.  Broke L.A. has positioned itself to be the […]

By DONNA BALANCIA

Richmond Sluts Rock Harvard and Stone, Band Plays New Album, And Leaves for European Tour

Richmond Sluts Promote Catchy ’60 Cycles of Love’ By DONNA BALANCIA The Richmond Sluts headlined a great Thursday night at Harvard and Stone, part of the Cheap Satisfaction series. Our best local drummer, John Tyree, […]

By JOHN DALY

The Damned Celebrate Their 40th Anniversary U.S. Tour With The First of Five California Dates: Video

Band Made Classic ‘Alone Again Or’ Their Own – See Video By JOHN DALY In honor of The Damned 40th Anniversary U.S. Tour, check out this video from last year’s show at The Roxy. The […]

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Classic West

Prior to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Yes Touts ‘Yestival’ Tour With Todd Rundgren and ELP’s Carl Palmer

By JOHN DALY Ahead of its induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tomorrow, Yes has announced a U.S. tour, called Yestival. With stops in all the major cities, Yes will bring its […]

2017

British Punk’s Prolific Colin Newman: The Band Wire is Not Just Some Heritage Group from The 1970s

The Drill Fest by Wire Packs the Echo By JOHN NORRIS and DONNA BALANCIA  Wire held its Drill Fest at The Echo and Echoplex, and it was a rare opportunity to see some of punk’s originators […]

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At The Drive In Releases Single and Video for ‘Hostage Stamps’ Off New Album, ‘in • ter a • li • a’

By DONNA BALANCIA At The Drive In has released the single “Hostage Stamps” with accompanying video. “Hostage Stamps” is one of the new tracks off the album in • ter a • li • a, which […]